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Gaza war ‘not far away’, will be deadliest yet

A new war between Israel and Palestinian factions in the occupied Gaza Strip “is not far away”, and will be “will be deadlier and more destructive than any previous” offensive, according to a report by the Jerusalem Post’s military correspondent. According to the analyst, Israeli officials “have repeatedly said that[…]

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Deadly Gaza violence on eve of Ramadan

Six Palestinians, including a 14-month-old baby girl and her eight-month pregnant mother were killed on Saturday as Israel bombarded Gaza and factions in the coastal enclave fired hundreds of rockets over the boundary in return. Overnight a 58-year-old Israeli man was killed when a rocket hit a residential building in[…]

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Hamas announces Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel

Click here to watch Hamas, the group that governs the Gaza Strip, said it reached an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel after an exchange of fire, but explosions in the enclave could still be heard early Tuesday. “Egyptian efforts succeeded with a ceasefire between the occupation and the resistance factions,” Hamas spokesman[…]

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Israel strikes Gaza in reprisal for 2 rocket launches

Israeli aircraft bombed Gaza after two rockets allegedly fired from there targeted Tel Aviv. No casualties were reported in the rocket attack. Explosions were reported in Khan Younis, on the south side of Gaza, early Friday local time. Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said it was striking “terrorist targets.” The attack comes[…]

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas names ally as new PM

Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, has appointed long-time ally Mohammad Shtayyeh as prime minister, according to officials. Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh said Abbas received Shtayyeh, a member of the central committee of the president’s Fatah party, at his office on Sunday and asked him to form[…]

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Why Hamas-Israel truce agreement threatens Palestinian unity

OPINION by Safa Joudeh Last week The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and Israel issued statements announcing a breakthrough in Pan-Arab efforts to broker a comprehensive ceasefire agreement between the two parties. Even as Israel launched a fresh round of attacks on civilian areas in Gaza in recent days, the Egyptian[…]

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